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Kurt Baker and The Persian Leaps

Kurt Baker “Brand New B-Sides” When Kurt and Wyatt Funderburk worked on Brand New Beat three years ago, they still had plenty of gems leftover to make a follow-up. Much like Kurt’s debut the songs here have the same sound and catchy energy. “Quit Dancing With My Girl” is another perfect amalgam of Elvis Costello […]

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Rock is Dead. Seriously? Open your ears, man!

Commentary by Steve Baldwin So Gene Simmons of Kiss has declared rock and roll is dead. To be fair, he had a few good points. There will never be another Dylan or Beatles. The era of the rock and roll gods making millions from society’s youth alone is indeed dead. Also gone is the power […]

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Bracket “Hold Your Applause”

Bracket is a rock band from Forestville, California that gives us power pop in the tradition of Superdrag, Extreme and Sugarbomb or more simply put, Bracket combines buzzsaw punk guitar with heavenly harmonies. The band has been around since the early ’90s consisting of lead vocalist and guitarist Marty Gregori, bassist and backing vocalist Zack […]

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Concert Review: Power Popaholic Fest – Day 2

Review by Barry Dreyfus | Photos courtesy of Tom Parisi and Elizabeth Racz Having decided that one day of incredible power pop wasn’t sufficient, Day 2 picked up right about where they left off. Opening the 2nd night was Paul Bertolino, whose sophisticated take on pop harkens to Bachrach/David and a Cali sunshine feel. His […]

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Back in Stock! The Power Pop Tee Shirt

If you were at Power Popahoplic Fest then you already knew we have the best tee shirts ever. They sold out at our merch booth, but you can still get one! Its an exclusive design you can get nowhere else. Click here and get your shirt today!

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